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  • This art form recognised by Unesco has the potential to resonate with the younger generation, writes one student
  • Another reader discusses hallyu, a term to describe how K-pop and K-dramas have become popular around the globe
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  • Students share their quirky secret skills, from remembering all their dreams to guessing the prices of goods at the wet market
  • This week’s question: What’s the best thing you ever purchased in a convenience store?
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  • Every month, we choose the best letters, debates and creative comments we have received from our readers
  • In December, our winners discussed the ugly truth behind an international sporting event and the importance of having hotpot at school canteens
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  • Authorities deployed 150 emergency personnel and six ambulances to No 3 alarm blaze at Wang Lung Tsuen in Tsuen Wan
  • Intense flames and remote water source heightened difficulties for rescuers
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  • Researchers examined the effects of fire, logging, drought and changes to habitat and found the damage is greater than previously known
  • Brazil’s new president, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, has pledged to end deforestation of the Amazon by 2030
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  • Each week, we respond to a question from our readers and give advice and resources they can turn to
  • This week, we help a frustrated student who feels bad about not fulfilling their New Year’s resolutions
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  • Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky officially requested the listing to protect it from Russian air strikes in October
  • Russia, which invaded the country in February last year, repeatedly tried to delay the vote
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  • Former president was banned from the sites, where he had been falsely claiming the election was stolen, after the 2021 insurrection at the US Capitol
  • Advocacy groups say allowing his return to the platform would ‘refuel his misinformation and extremism engine’
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  • As the Year of the Rabbit begins, we delve into fun sayings inspired by the furry animal known for both its cuteness and its speed
  • Do you know what it means to be like a rabbit caught in the headlights?
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  • Environmental disasters are uprooting people mostly from poor farming and fishing communities, leading to exploitation by criminal gangs
  • War in Ukraine another risk factor, as millions flee the country
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  • Children who attended online lessons during the pandemic face adjustment problems when in-person lessons resume in February
  • Most of the 21,000 cross-border students have not seen their classmates and teachers for three years
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  • City experienced a rush for vaccinations in late December and early January
  • One expert attributes decline to easing of pandemic control measures by the government
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  • Scientists amputated parts of 23 immature and adult sea spiders and monitored the results; while the adults stayed the same, the younger specimens regrew limbs
  • ‘Maybe the mechanisms we detect in arthropods may help limb loss or finger loss in humans’, one researcher said
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  • Cold front moving across coast of southern China will bring temperatures of 12 degrees Celsius in built-up areas on Tuesday night
  • Temperatures on Wednesday morning to fall to 10 degrees Celsius in urban areas
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// Competitions
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// Environment
One third of Amazon rainforest ‘degraded’ by human activity and drought, study finds
// Lifestyle
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// Your Voice
Is the HK$1 plastic bag fee an effective way to reduce waste in Hong Kong?
// Competitions
Brain Game: What should be deleted from the internet? (Round 7)
// Lifestyle
Teen artist Nomkakaii showcases Hong Kong food culture on Instagram
// Letters to the Editors
Your Voice: LGBTQ students have the right to be themselves (short letters)
// Letters to the Editors
Your Voice: Hong Kong youth should watch Cantonese opera (long letters)
// Your Voice
Top 10: What’s your strangest hidden talent?
// Competitions
Young Post’s Best of the Month Awards for December
// Hong Kong
2 rushed to hospital, 77 evacuated due to fire in Hong Kong village
// Environment
One third of Amazon rainforest ‘degraded’ by human activity and drought, study finds
// Personal development
Help! I did not achieve most of my goals last year. How can I improve in 2023?
// Global
Unesco lists centre of Ukraine port city Odesa as World Heritage site
// Global
Meta says Donald Trump to be allowed back on Facebook, Instagram
// Lifestyle
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// Environment
Climate change increases human trafficking risks, UN says
// Hong Kong
Parents and teachers fear back-to-school culture shock for mainland students
// Hong Kong
Why fewer Hongkongers are receiving Covid shots
// Environment
Study finds sea spiders can regrow body parts, not just limbs
// Hong Kong
Hong Kong issues weather warning, expecting temperatures of 10 degrees Celsius
// Lifestyle
9 famous rabbits from pop culture, from iconic candy to Bugs Bunny and Miffy
// Personal development
Help! I did not achieve most of my goals last year. How can I improve in 2023?
// Global
Unesco lists centre of Ukraine port city Odesa as World Heritage site
// Global
Meta says Donald Trump to be allowed back on Facebook, Instagram
// Lifestyle
10 rabbit idioms to help your writing improve by leaps and bounds
// Environment
Climate change increases human trafficking risks, UN says
// Hong Kong
Parents and teachers fear back-to-school culture shock for mainland students
// Hong Kong
Why fewer Hongkongers are receiving Covid shots
// Environment
Study finds sea spiders can regrow body parts, not just limbs
// Hong Kong
Hong Kong issues weather warning, expecting temperatures of 10 degrees Celsius
// Lifestyle
9 famous rabbits from pop culture, from iconic candy to Bugs Bunny and Miffy
// News
How long can a healthy human live? Scientists debate as medical technology advances
// News
Hong Kong’s pet rabbits enjoy luxury bunny resort while owners head on holiday
// TV
Netflix gives ‘Cobra Kai’ a 6th and final season
// Lifestyle
Celebrities, politicians and scientists born in the Year of the Rabbit
// TV
That ’90s Show review: Netflix series fails to capture charm of the 1990s
// Global
Chihuahua takes Guinness World Record as world’s oldest living dog
// Food
7 Lunar New Year recipes to welcome the Year of the Rabbit in style
// Environment
Young Egyptians battle plastic pollution by recycling waste into bricks
// Letters to the Editors
Your Voice: ChatGPT can revolutionise everything, even schools
// Asia
Year of the Rabbit? Nope, Vietnam’s Lunar New Year celebrates the cat
// News
How long can a healthy human live? Scientists debate as medical technology advances
// News
Hong Kong’s pet rabbits enjoy luxury bunny resort while owners head on holiday
// TV
Netflix gives ‘Cobra Kai’ a 6th and final season
// Lifestyle
Celebrities, politicians and scientists born in the Year of the Rabbit
// TV
That ’90s Show review: Netflix series fails to capture charm of the 1990s
// Global
Chihuahua takes Guinness World Record as world’s oldest living dog
// Food
7 Lunar New Year recipes to welcome the Year of the Rabbit in style
// Environment
Young Egyptians battle plastic pollution by recycling waste into bricks
// Letters to the Editors
Your Voice: ChatGPT can revolutionise everything, even schools
// Asia
Year of the Rabbit? Nope, Vietnam’s Lunar New Year celebrates the cat
// Hong Kong
Hong Kong public universities log record number of students dropping out
// Global
New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern resigns over burnout
// Hong Kong
Asymptomatic Covid patients in Hong Kong don’t need to isolate from January 30
// Hong Kong
Number of special needs ethnic minority students in Hong Kong underestimated: NGO
// Lifestyle
Where to give away used items in Hong Kong after Lunar New Year cleaning
// Hong Kong
Hong Kong students will be able to do 1-day trips to mainland China for subject
// Lifestyle
7 Disney quotes to add sparkle and imagination to your next essay
// Asia
China’s population shrinks for first time in more than 60 years
// Global
How polio affects the body and what WHO is doing to eliminate the disease
// Hong Kong
National security police arrest 6 for allegedly seditious books on 2019 protests
// Hong Kong
Hong Kong public universities log record number of students dropping out
// Global
New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern resigns over burnout
// Hong Kong
Asymptomatic Covid patients in Hong Kong don’t need to isolate from January 30
// Hong Kong
Number of special needs ethnic minority students in Hong Kong underestimated: NGO
// Lifestyle
Where to give away used items in Hong Kong after Lunar New Year cleaning
// Hong Kong
Hong Kong students will be able to do 1-day trips to mainland China for subject
// Lifestyle
7 Disney quotes to add sparkle and imagination to your next essay
// Asia
China’s population shrinks for first time in more than 60 years
// Global
How polio affects the body and what WHO is doing to eliminate the disease
// Hong Kong
National security police arrest 6 for allegedly seditious books on 2019 protests
// Global
Shop owners in Afghanistan forced to hide female mannequin heads under Taliban rules
// Environment
Climate activist Greta Thunberg joins anti-coal protesters to save German village
// Hong Kong
Two Hong Kong students bag Cambridge Top in the World for IGCSE exam results
// Letters to the Editors
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// Lifestyle
How sign language and dance have helped Deaf performer express himself
// News
The Lens: Michelle Yeoh’s Golden Globes win highlights the need for diversity
// Hong Kong
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// Lifestyle
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// Your Voice
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// Competitions
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// Global
Shop owners in Afghanistan forced to hide female mannequin heads under Taliban rules
// Environment
Climate activist Greta Thunberg joins anti-coal protesters to save German village
// Hong Kong
Two Hong Kong students bag Cambridge Top in the World for IGCSE exam results
// Letters to the Editors
Your voice: The importance of setting boundaries with helicopter parents (short letters)
// Lifestyle
How sign language and dance have helped Deaf performer express himself
// News
The Lens: Michelle Yeoh’s Golden Globes win highlights the need for diversity
// Hong Kong
Hot Topics: Why Hong Kong wants to discuss cross-border organ donation plan
// Lifestyle
The Indian Hongkonger YouTuber educating viewers about her culture
// Your Voice
Face Off: Should Hong Kong scrap the mask mandate once and for all?
// Competitions
Brain Game: If you could create a scent, what would it be? (Round 6)
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